The Weeknd to Star in HBO Series ‘The Idol’
Written by B87FM on June 29, 2021
The Weeknd is bringing his abilities to HBO.
The R&B celebrity is teaming up with the creator of “Euphoria” on a brand new cult collection titled “The Idol.” In line with Selection, The Weeknd will star in and co-write the present, which follows a feminine pop singer who begins a romance with an enigmatic L.A. membership proprietor who’s the chief of a secret cult.
The Weeknd will function co-writer and government producer together with Reza Fahim and Sam Levinson (“Euphoria”). Joseph Epstein can even write and government produce along with serving as showrunner. The Weeknd’s supervisor, Wassim “SAL” Slaiby, and inventive director, La Mar C. Taylor, will co-executive produce.
This isn’t The Weeknd’s first foray into Hollywood. In Might 2020, he wrote and starred in an episode of the TBS animated collection “American Dad. He additionally performed himself within the 2019 movie Uncut Gems reverse Adam Sandler and voiced a number of characters on Grownup Swim’s animated collection “Robotic Rooster.”
The singer, who might be seen in Doja Cat’s new video for “You Proper,” additionally stays targeted on music. He’s set to hit the street on his “After Hours Tour” beginning subsequent yr.